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Acid Plant Operator

Aliases: Chemical Plant Operator, Chemical Plant Machinist

Industry/Sector(s): Chemical and Petrochemicals


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Acid Plant Operator is expected to perform include:
Maintaining and operating the acid plant for manufacturing specific acids by treating raw materials with acid or steam 
Collecting the required amount of raw materials for preparation of desired acid 
Setting up and checking equipment, valves, gauges and other instruments
Charging vessels with predetermined amount of chemicals
Regulating feed of materials into equipment
Controlling temperature in vessel by adjusting steam pressure
Checking progress of process by looking through peep holes
Observing temperature readings, pressure gauges and other instruments and making simple chemical tests
Regulating material feed and heating or cooling devices, as necessary
Removing acid when the process is completed
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
It requires one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Working hours
Chemical & petrochemical companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – 8th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
Knowledge of acids, chemical salts and their properties
Proficiency in making gadget readings and noting them
Well-versed with processing of raw materials like salts and acids, etc.
Competent in performing simple chemical tests
Knowledge of health hazards and safety guidelines
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Ability to keep records 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
Government Industrial Training Institute, Ahmednagar
National Accreditation Board for Education and Training
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
http://msme.gov.in/Outcome_Budget-2007-08-SSI.pdf 
http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/sido/ktdgi01x.htm 
http://msme.gov.in/ssi-ar-eng-2006-07.pdf
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 5

Coming soon

Transfer option
India: Yes
Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 6
For fresher - ₹ 280 to ₹ 380 per day
For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - ₹ 400 to ₹ 500 per day 
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

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PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 8
Acid and chemical manufacturing plants in India
Chemical treatment plants in India
KEYWORDS 
Acid Plant Operator
Chemical Plant Operator
Sulphuric Acid Plant Operator
Fertilizer Maker 
Phosphorus Maker
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158131.7700Acid Plant Operator
ISCO 20088131 Chemical Products Plant and Machine Operators
NIC 200820112 ; 20123 ; 20119Manufacture of inorganic acids except nitric acid ; Manufacture of associated nitrogen products (nitric and sulphonitric acids, ammonia, ammonium chloride, ammonium carbonate, nitrites and nitrates of potassium) ; Manufacture of organic and inorganic chemical compounds n.e.c.
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